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Common Router Bit Profiles

  • Straight bits - make straight cuts such as dadoes and grooves.
  • Rabbeting bits - cut a notch along the edge of a workpiece.
  • Flush-trim bits - trim the edge of one workpiece to match the edge of another.
  • Chamfer bits - cut a bevel on the edge of a workpiece.
  • Round-over bits - soften the edge of a workpiece.
  • Beading bits - cut a rounded decorative edge.
  • Molding bits - combine edge-forming profiles into one bit.
  • Specialty bits – such as dovetail, stile-and-rail, and panel-raising bits – used for a specific task.
Learn more with our:
Beginners Guide To Choosing Router Bits

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